WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki grew flustered Wednesday when reporters pressed her on ethics questions raised by an ambassador nominee attending an art show for Hunter Biden.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, President Biden’s nominee to be ambassador to India, attended a Friday night event in Hollywood for the first son-turned-novice artist, who is seeking as much as $500,000 for his debut artworks.
“Should we expect to see more people who seek jobs in this administration attending events like this in the future?” CBS News Radio reporter Steven Portnoy asked Psaki at her daily press briefing.
Portnoy noted that ethicists “have expressed concern that the president’s son selling art” could involve “people who seek jobs in this administration or favors from this administration.”
Psaki invoked a months-old White House defense of the art sales — but reporters pressed her with follow up questions. The White